Calico seersucker progress.


This dress is almost complete. I cant get over how easy this pattern is. I guess its because there are no buttons. Ive attached the front and back bodice pieces to their skirt pieces. I always match up my dresses by the waist seam.

I overlocked all the pieces, except for specific areas. The curve at the neckline is on the fold and Im not that good with my serger, so once add the facing piece (pictured) the raw edge will be covered. If you haven't noticed by now, I face EVERYTHING.

Hence the scalloped sleeve. I just finished facing it and hand tacking the facing down from the inside.

It is a bit odd seeing this on Onda. I mean, she has no ease, and I had to pin it to her so Im all questioning the dress. Sigh. IM sure it will be fine. Once I put the zipper in (before I add the sleeves), Ill do a real try on like I always do.

I even cut out my next dress, the linen number from my WWII pattern. Im super excited to use the rick rack. I think its the only reason Im making the dress.

4 comments:

  1. Looking good! I've been eyeing this pattern for awhile, and have some fabric I've been saving in mind for it- but was wondering if you could tell me how many yards this pattern needs? Thanks so much. I LOVE your blog.

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  2. Its a really nice pattern. The pattern is a 48 bust, and it says you will need 4 3/4 yards at 35 or 39" wide.

    I am using 4 yards at 45" wide and I have 1/2 yard left over. I did alter pattern for fit and add some more flair to the skirt.

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  3. I want that fabric. It is everything I love about a piece of fabric. The dress looks very good on Onda so will look good on you also.

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  4. That floral fabric is very pretty and the next one (stripes with ric-rac) will look very stylish. Your sewing is amazing!

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